Monday, June 04, 2007 and New Radio

The little chart to the right on my blog that shows tunes I'm playing is actually from which takes music into the social networking world. If you haven't tried it and you like music, you should. Simply type in one of your favourite artists and you will get streamed to your computer artists that are on the playlists of other listeners. Type in "Nina Simone" and you will get all kinds of different music from folks who like Nina.

Anyways, CBS has recognized the future of music is away from radio and has bought . Not sure how I feel about a company owning my music community but perhaps they can change the way that radio functions.


Female Empowerment and Porn

One of the topics in my youth ministry class that I raise has to do with porn. Although no overly deep in, the following article has some interesting notes about how porn interacts with adolescent female empowerment. Especially interesting are some of the links at the bottom of the page, especially for those who work with adolescents.